Recycling: It's One Thing We Can All Do, and Hamilton County strives to provide the information you need to make it happen, from explaining Recycling in Your Community and where Recycling Drop-Off Locations are, to explaining the Multi-Family Recycling Program for apartments and condos.
The District also explains the Recycling Process and Recycling Benefits, and provides comparisons on How Much Your Community Recycles.
Some items cannot be recycled in a curbside or drop-off program, therefore the District provides suggestions for Recycling Outlets for Common Items, Outlets for Odd Items, and Appliance Recycling.
Hamilton County has recycling containers available for loan for your group, organization, church or club to use for Event Recycling.
If you want to do even more, learn how to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and get ideas for Reducing Waste at Home. Or join a class and take part in the Master Recycler Program. You and/or your family can also take a Recycling Pledge.
Several Award-Winning Communities have made strides on increasing recycling throughout Hamilton County. Other organizations also offer recycling inspiration and incentives, such as the Green Umbrella and Recycle and Ride.
The Recycling FAQs page provides answers to common questions.
Upcoming paper shred event's are highlighted on this page.
Household Hazardous Waste
What is Household Hazardous Waste and how can it be properly disposed of? The District sponsors an Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Program where residents can properly and safely dispose of household hazardous waste for free. Latex paint and pharmaceuticals are not accepted at this free program.
Computers and Electronics
There are many outlets for residents to properly recycle their old computers, electronics and TVs: a free District-sponsored Computer and TV Recycling Drop-Off Program is available to residents. Other options include numerous Computers and Electronics Recycling Outlets and Computer/TV Take-Back Programs.
Yard Trimmings and Composting
There are several ways to dispose of yard waste. The District sponsors several free Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites. Some Hamilton County communities offer Curbside Collection of yard waste. You can also Just Mow It!, which is very easy, free and saves time. Backyard Composting can be a beneficial solution to recycling yard trimmings and kitchen scraps into a useful soil amendment.
The District offers a free Composting Seminar where you can learn all about backyard composting from our experts. You can also join a class to receive more extensive Master Composter Training. If you are short on space for backyard composting, you can always let worms do the work indoors, via Vermicomposting, or a worm bin, for composting kitchen scraps. If you have a large amount of Food Scraps to dispose of, a large-scale composting operation may be what you need.
Construction and Demolition
There are eight construction and demolition debris landfill locations in Hamilton County. Use these landfills for disposal of unusable debris from construction projects.